Winter twigs and willow weaving

Location: Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, The Boardwalk,
Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6FA
Learn how to identify winter trees and have a go at weaving your own willow bird feeder.

Event details


10am - 3pm
A static map of Winter twigs and willow weaving

About the event

Have a go at identifying a variety of winter twigs and then try your hand at the traditional art of willow weaving.

Sessions will run at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm and places are limited. Booking is recommended to guarantee your space.  

This activity involves the use of animal fat and seed and therefore may not be suitable for vegetarians or those with nut allergies. It may also involve the use of hand tools and is most suitable for ages 5+.

Children must be closely supervised by a responsible adult during this activity.  


Phone number

01933 779587


£5 per child

Additional booking information

Whilst booking is advised, it may also be possible to turn up on the day for this activity if there are still spaces available. However, we recommend calling the visitor centre to check availability before you start your journey to avoid disappointment.

Suitable for

Families, Children, Adults

Know before you go



Wheelchair access


Parking information

5 hours free parking available at Rushden Lakes Retail Park

Bicycle parking



Picnic area
Disabled toilet
Baby changing facilities
Electric car charging point

Contact us

Katie King
Contact number: 01933779587